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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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UT band Yardsale! releases debut single

UT band Yardsale! releases debut single

Ikram Mohamed, Life & Arts Senior Reporter October 25, 2021

September of 2021, after playing the chorus of “San Francisco Way” for the fourth time, lead singer Nathaniel Ogren looked nervously over at his bandmates as they tried to entertain a ten-person audience...

Sigma Oasis seeks to uplift students who don’t fit in, offer meaningful connection via service work

Sigma Oasis seeks to uplift students who don’t fit in, offer meaningful connection via service work

Caroline Culberson, Life & Arts General Reporter October 25, 2021

On a sunny porch in West Campus, high school friends Lair-Émile Wysong Reina and Penn McCormack greet their neighbors with friendly waves, laughing together under the boughs of overhanging trees. In this...

Tyler, The Creator falls short

Tyler, The Creator falls short

Morgan-Taylor Thomas, Life & Arts Associate Editor October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 5th flipbook.  Intimidatingly bright and aggressively powerful fireworks blast through the set’s center as the first beats of opener...

A crowd gathers at Weekend 1 of the Austin City Limits Music Festival on Oct. 1.

ACL Weekend 1 recap

Fiza Kuzhiyil and Morgan-Taylor Thomas, Life & Arts Editor and Associate Editor October 25, 2021

With almost a dozen acts cancelled Friday morning due to rain, ACL 2021 started off slippery and muddy. Still, a crowd of hundreds burst into the gates at 3 p.m. to kick off a memorable weekend. More people...

A glimpse into sleep paralysis, presented by UT students and researchers

A glimpse into sleep paralysis, presented by UT students and researchers

Sage Dunlap, Life & Arts General Reporter October 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 5th flipbook. Alarmed by a sharp ringing, John Escareno awoke in his bed, completely paralyzed. He opened his tired eyes to find a large...

New haunt Bat City Scaregrounds brings EDM clowns, swamp creatures and space vampires to Texas

New haunt Bat City Scaregrounds brings EDM clowns, swamp creatures and space vampires to Texas

Noah Levine, Life and Arts Film Columnist October 25, 2021
The Daily Texan took a treacherous trip to Texas’ newest fright, navigated three terrifying mazes and spoke with owner and UT professor Corey J. Trahan.
Lana Del Rey embraces piano ballads, songwriting on ‘Blue Banisters’

Lana Del Rey embraces piano ballads, songwriting on ‘Blue Banisters’

Sage Dunlap, Life and Arts Reporter October 25, 2021
Just seven months after her last album release, Del Rey returns to the music scene with her eighth studio album 'Blue Banisters.'
This year’s best fall perfumes, body mists

This year’s best fall perfumes, body mists

Kiernan McCormick, Life and Arts Reporter October 25, 2021
The Daily Texan compiled a list of some of the best affordable fall fragrances.
UT student selected to sell artwork in the Co-op

UT student selected to sell artwork in the Co-op

Reya Mosby, Life & Arts General Reporter October 21, 2021

4-year-old Sienna DelConte sat at the dining room table looking back and forth, up and down, between a picture of Vincent van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” and her own recreation. Furiously scribbling...

“Dune” bores with sluggish pacing, underused talent

“Dune” bores with sluggish pacing, underused talent

Noah Levine, Life and Arts Film Columnist October 21, 2021

Directed by visionary Denis Villenuve, “Dune” is an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 science fiction novel of the same name. Traveling to the dangerous planet Arrakis, a young man, Paul Atreides...

Women of Austin City Limits Music Festival

Women of Austin City Limits Music Festival

Fiza Kuzhiyil and Morgan-Taylor Thomas, Life & Arts Editor and Associate Editor October 20, 2021

Over a span of six days and over 130 acts, both large and small graced Zilker Park, showing off their mad talent in the 18th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. Yet, who only made up two of the six...

RINI makes listeners see stars in debut project, ‘Constellations’

RINI makes listeners see stars in debut project, ‘Constellations’

Angela Lim, Life & Arts General Reporter October 20, 2021

In the saturated R&B industry with its signature smooth sound, it’s difficult to identify artists who successfully set themselves apart from other musicians in the genre. However, RINI loves to...